Journal of Intelligent Manufacturing

, Volume 27, Issue 1, pp 119–129 | Cite as

A cloud-based platform to ensure interoperability in aerospace industry

  • Malik KhalfallahEmail author
  • Nicolas Figay
  • Catarina Ferreira Da Silva
  • Parisa Ghodous


A new approach is proposed to address several key issues relating to interoperability for collaborative product development within networked organizations. The work innovatively combines (i) a two-phase semantic data mediation model to ensure interoperability, (ii) a cloud-based platform to enable complex collaboration scenarios and (iii) an implementation and the evaluation of the proposed approach in the aerospace industry. The latter demonstrates that data mediation delivered as a service drastically reduces cost and time needed for establishing and maintaining interoperability.


Interoperability Cloud computing  Ontologies Aerospace 



This research was supported by the European Project IMAGINE Grand Agreement No: 285132.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Malik Khalfallah
    • 1
    Email author
  • Nicolas Figay
    • 1
  • Catarina Ferreira Da Silva
    • 2
  • Parisa Ghodous
    • 2
  1. 1.Airbus Group InnovationsParisFrance
  2. 2.LIRIS-CNRSLyon 1 UniversityLyonFrance

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